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Daniels Family Reunion

For nearly 30 years, three words have been my answer to a number of queries received from the White People’s Delegation of America. “Why don’t you watch ‘Friends’ or HBO’s ‘Girls’?” “Because I’m Black.” “Why do you like Popeyes and not KFC?” “Because I’m Black.” “Why do you think O.J. Simpson is innocent?” “Because I’m…

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Eric Holder served as U.S. Attorney General during his stint with the Obama administration. Following his time at the White House, Holder has continued his work to ensure that the Voting Rights Act be upheld. One key issue that Holder often speaks against is gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is an (often illegal) act where public officials manipulate…

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The Edmund Pettus Bridge revealed the nature of racism in its most gruesome form. Fifty years after ”Blood Sunday,” more than 80,000 people converged on Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the anniversary of the shocking attack on peaceful marchers that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But the mood in Selma on March 7…

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According to a new Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS poll, a large majority of voters in the all-important “swing” states of Ohio, Florida and Wisconsin — three key swing states that have adopted controversial voting laws over the last two years — back these measures and largely agree with conservatives that they are designed to prevent people…

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